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Hire for attitude, train for skill?

At Eclipse, when a client calls us to say they have a vacant role we always go into their office to take a detailed job brief. We start by asking about the company, team, culture and management. We then cover off in detail what the role entails, and then move on to the skills and…

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Parental leave – recap of the law and tips to manage maternity contracts

With the extension of paid parental leave from 18 to 22 weeks now in force (from 1 July 2018 – and plans to extend to 26 weeks by 2020), we thought it was timely to talk about managing your recruitment strategy for maternity leave contracts. Firstly, a recap of key aspects to the law (there…

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What does flexibility mean in your workplace?

When we talk to candidates about what they are seeking the word ‘flexibility’ often comes up as being very important.  In fact, it’s often more important than remuneration and in some cases role content.  Likewise, employers can say that they offer ‘flexibility’ in an attempt to make a job they’re recruiting appealing.  So, what exactly…

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Are you missing out on the benefits of temporary staff?

During periods of growth you can quickly find your team over stretched, particularly at certain times of the year.  It may be that you have a seasonal business, you are undertaking a project or perhaps introducing a new software system. A smart way to alleviate pressure quickly is with temporary staff.  Here are some tips…

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Recruitment Market Update – April 2018

It’s been another busy start to the year in recruitment – both for our own business and for our clients.  After a somewhat quieter than usual recruitment market post-election, it’s been encouraging to see that the New Year has brought an influx of roles of all types and levels from a wide variety of industries….

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Salaries – drivers, impacts and negotiating tips

Salary focus How important are salaries to attracting the right candidates? How big a part does it play in peoples? decision to take a new role? We discuss our observations from our discussions with candidates, provide some salary data on common roles we recruit, and give helpful tips to negotiate salaries. As the job market…

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Welcome to 2018!

Welcome to 2018! I hope this year is as positive as the last, with most of our clients feeling confident about their business prospects and continuing to add people to their teams. We thoroughly enjoy recruiting for our clients and want to thank you for choosing Eclipse. We highly value each and every client and…

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Recruitment Bootcamp

A summary from the Eclipse presentation at the Office & PA Show Lisa recently presented at the Office and PA Show, held at the Viaduct Events Centre. Attended by over 500 delegates, the show was a great success. Lisa’s seminar was a ‘Recruitment Bootcamp’ and the feedback was that the presentation was practical, relevant and…

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90 Day Trial – recap

It’s been eight years now since the 90 Day Trial Period legalisation came into effect – so you would think that we are all well aware of the ins and outs of the law. While a lot of businesses are using it correctly, there are still a lot of managers who have questions or misconceptions…

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Eclipse Update – October 2017

If you have a PA, EA, or in fact any office support in your office, you must consider the Conferenz Office & PA show next year! We attended as both a sponsor and I presented a session called ‘Recruitment Bootcamp’. The resounding feedback from the delegates was that it was a fantastic event where they…

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